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How to find a link between diet and symptoms

Hi everyone! I've tried to find answers by searching previous posts, but I can't find much.
I've been writing down everything I eat and drink for the last month or so, and I'm now trying to see if there's any correlation between my diet and my symptoms.
For those who have found that certain...

I feel depressed that nothing works.

I have done my best to condense a number of years of frustration and lack of progress. I'm likely to have missed some details in order to get my main ideas across.

Since childhood I have suffered from pain, irritated eyes, and repetitive blinking. I struggled through childhood and would...

My Eyes 6 Month Story

Hello Everyone,

I have been reading these boards the past few months and finally decided to join to see if anyone had any tips/ideas for my eye issues... Its been a 6 month struggle with the the hardest part being unable to wear my contacts and being forced to wear glasses.. .My vision...

What to use for eyelid scrubs?

I used to use the lidcare bottle that came with a seperate packet of cotton squares and put some of the lidcare solution onto the square, unfortunately they don't sell them anymore, and any cotton pads i've tried seem to leave residue. I also used sterilid for a while but think it started contributing...

How often do you get flare-ups?

Hi everyone,

I'm finding out more and more about this condition (MGD) every day, with my latest discovery being that I'll have good days and bad days. When I was first diagnosed I thought every day of my life was going to be horrible! My optometrist has described it like arthritis in that...

Want to try some new omega 3 fish oils and/or flaxseed oil.

Hi everyone. Need to get some more omega 3 fish oils and/or flaxseed oils. Any recommendations please?

Couple days in and my new 1500 monitor has evaporated my eye balls!!!

So I bought an LG 38GL950G monitor which is a top of the range IPS panel. It was default around 400nits and I used it for 2 days solid thinking wow what a vivid image but then my eyes just suddenly imploded and 2 weeks later there’s no respite despite me getting more sleep, improving diet and


Nighttime dryness and oinments


Long story short, I have dry eyes as many of you guys have, and I am not sure what the main cause is. But I am trying therapies reccomended from my doctors, and one of the medications is a nighttime oinment called Simplex. It contains parafin and vaseline.

The first time...

Newly diagnosed and worried :(

Hello everyone, I'm 33 and living in England and after a month of a weird dry feeling in my left eye, I've been diagnosed with evaporative dry eye.

I have so many questions (naturally) because this is all strange and new and confusing, but I suppose my main question is; am I destined to...

corneal neuropathy with dry eyes

I'm in so much pain with my eyes from staring at the work laptop working from home, it's horrific. I think my corneal nerves have become damaged due to eyes being so dry from aqueous deficiency and MGD.

I've spoken to my manager and looking at sick leave. This has turned my life upside...
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